hand-reared

hand-reared

adj
(of an animal or bird) kept and looked after by a person, rather than by its mother, when young
References in classic literature ?
It was more like slaughtering fat hand-reared pheasants on the English preserves he had heard about.
A BABY white rhino had to be hand-reared while being treated for a leg problem, with the calf guzzling 70 pints of milk daily.
TWO tiny rainbow lorikeet chicks are being hand-reared by keepers at Bristol Zoo Gardens.
AN ORPHANED pup has been adopted by the devoted veterinary nurse who hand-reared her from birth.
Sky is very young, and will now be hand-reared at our animal centre and should be available for re-homing when she is old enough.
Geoff Grewcock, manager of the sanctuary, had hand-reared Roxy ever since she was threemonths-old when he was called out to rescue her.
Her cub, Milo, is now being hand-reared by senior zoo keeper Sarah Evans.
The Barn Owl, named Luna, will join the growing collection of birds of prey at the Walford Campus; Animal Care students learn how to care for and handle birds of prey, it is reiterated to students that all birds of prey are not pets whether or not they are hand-reared.
BERLIN, Dhu-AlQa'dah 12, 1436, Aug 27, 2015, SPA -- Knut, the star polar bear who was hand-reared at Berlin zoo after his mother rejected him, had a type of auto-immune inflation of the brain that is found in humans, Reuters cited scientists as saying on Thursday.
One of two baby hybrid macaws which are being hand-reared at the zoo
It started when flamingo chicks were hand-reared from eggs brought into the centre and integrated into the existing flock in a bid to encourage natural breeding.
It was spotted on a nest on Monday and its arrival marks the culmination of a pioneering two-year conservation breeding project, during which Chilean flamingo chicks were hand-reared from eggs brought into the centre and integrated into the existing flock in a bid to encourage natural breeding.